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ABI Research’s smart cities coverage examines the applications, services, and opportunities in the smart city arena including street lighting, trash collection, utilities, cooperative mobility, and intelligent transportation. We delve into key technologies and paradigms, such as big data and analytics, open platforms, citizen participation, and community crowdsourcing.


Critical Infrastructure Security

1Q 2017 | MD-CIS-160 | Updated Semiannually

This iteration of MD-CIS details critical infrastructure spending on cybersecurity. The critical infrastructure is defined as the basic physical and organizational structure needed for the functioning of a modern society. ABI Research has broken down the infrastructure into eight segments: Defense, Energy, Finance, Health, Information & Communication Technologies, Public Security, Transport, and Water & Waste Management. Each segment's spending is further broken down by sector (Government, Industry, etc.), by type (IT, Countermeasures, Procedures, etc.), by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America) and by country (United States, United Kingdom, China, Russia, Israel, Canada and Australia).

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Government & Healthcare ID IC Technologies

1Q 2017 | MD-GHIC-17 | Updated Semiannually

ABI Research’s Government & Healthcare ID IC Technologies market data report provides an in-depth view of IC shipments delivered and used for government-issued smart card credentials: driver licenses, healthcare ID, national ID and voter cards, and passports.
Data is presented for each of the primary applications covering interface type (contact, pure contactless, and dual interface) alongside IC type (memory or microcontroller). Further granularity is provided thanks to the edition of IC ASPs (Average Selling Prices) and overall generated IC revenues.
A 5-year forecast period to 2021 provides ABI Research’s view of the future government ID market landscape, growth ...

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Critical Communications

4Q 2016 | MD-CRCM-16 | Updated Semiannually

The fight against terrorism, first responder communications, industrial and business radio systems, transportation, and public utilities networks are all parts of modern critical communications. September 11, 2001, vividly displayed the need for police and fire department radio network system interoperability and was one of the main drivers of today's trunked radio communications systems.

Public safety radio was the ancestor of critical communications and is still a major component of the latter. Additionally, the present day need for data has also entered into the equation. Once, only analog systems were the mainstay of public safety radio networks, but digital radio equipment ...

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Multi-Application Smart Card: Indonesia’s Smart Nation Initiative

1Q 2017 | IN-4437

Jakarta One Card—trial launched in June 2016—is a multi-application smart card that utilizes RFID technology to facilitate a wide range of applications, including contactless payments for transportation fares across multi-modal public transportation in Jakarta (e.g., city-owned buses, upcoming MRT, and light rail transit systems), retail stores, and electronic road pricing (ERP) tolls. It can also function as an electronic ID card (e-KTP) and Social Security Management Agency (BPJS) health insurance card. The government aims to have all citizens in Jakarta obtain the Jakarta One Card by 2019.

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